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Researchers Find How Mutant Gene Can Cause Deafness
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Pain and Itch in a Dish

A team led by the Baldwin lab has found a simple method to convert human skin cells into the specialized neurons that detect pain, itch, touch and other bodily sensations.

Researchers Find How Mutant Gene Can Cause Deafness

The discovery from the Müller lab suggests gene-therapy could be used to develop new treatment options for hearing loss.

Scientists Create New Tool for Exploring Cells in 3D

The new, open-source software developed in the Olson lab provides fast, efficient and detailed models of mid-size biological structures such as HIV.

Volunteers Can Now Help Seek Ebola Cure in Their (Computer's) Spare Time

Free virtual supercomputer power from IBM's cloud-enabled World Community Grid will power screening of promising drug compounds by the Ollmann Saphire lab.

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